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n, pl -lums or -la (-lə)
(Plants) any garden plant of the genus Tropaeolum esp the nasturtium
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin tropaeum trophy; referring to the shield-shaped leaves and helmet-shaped flowers]
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|Noun||1.||Tropaeolum - a tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
nasturtium - any tropical American plant of the genus Tropaeolum having pungent juice and long-spurred yellow to red flowers